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Literacy, literacies, and the digital in higher education

Goodfellow, Robin (2011). Literacy, literacies, and the digital in higher education. Teaching in Higher Education, 16(1) pp. 131–144.


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This paper is a critical review of some recent literature around the "literacies of the digital" in Schools and Higher Education. It discusses the question: 'what does the conjoining of the terms "digital" and "literacy" add to our understanding of teaching and learning in higher education'? It explores the continuing role of critical literacy in relation to the idea that digital literacies are transformative for pedagogy in this sector.

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 2011 Taylor & Francis
ISSN: 1470-1294
Keywords: digital literacy; digital literacies; academic literacies; higher education
Academic Unit/Department: Institute of Educational Technology
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Item ID: 26758
Depositing User: Robin Goodfellow
Date Deposited: 11 Feb 2011 11:28
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2012 16:37
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